Several organisations are hosting regular informal gatherings of people who like to make.
These online groups are a new alternative to your local sewing club or crafty social.
These groups are supporting a community quilt project.
Classes and tutorials
Devon Recovery Learning Community, an NHS Recovery College, is one of the organisations hosting online classes.
Various network partners are producing tutorial materials.
Ten quilts are being made up and down the country in response to covid. Learn more about the invitation to participate in each of these here.
Online group events
CHanging Lives Laura McIntyre, Head of Women’s Services at Changing Lives, and Dr Angelika Strohmeyer, University of Northumbria, advocate for […]
Significant Seams and Devon Recovery Learning Community are co-hosting a space to connect and work contemplatively, alone together. i.e. Bring […]
I have always ‘felt’ September as the start of something new. Leaves changing colours has been a signal, not of […]
A number of virtual/online courses – with the Quarantine Quilt Project’s lead artists – are available FREE for people with […]
Network Partners and their Projects
This project is not a textile quilt – but an idea, connection and virtual gallery. Art Refuge uses art and […]
The Covid quilt project, Here Comes the Sun, is part of a bigger project called Whisper to me Alone by arts […]
Arts organisation Arthur & Martha are leading a quilt project for people 65+ in Derbyshire, called ‘A Necklace of Stars.’ […]
The Brightlingsea Community Quilt Project has been set up in response to Covid-19. The aim is to encourage the community to stay connected during […]
The Covid-19 Stitch Journal is a textile project for adults in Bradford, led by noted textile artist and faciliator Claire […]
Radstock, Bath and Northeast Somerset based Creativity Works is releasing regular ‘Creativity Works — At Homes’ activity sheets and guidance. […]
Envisage Arts CIC in West Yorkshire is creating the Stitch-in-Time Quilt. This art psychotherapy practice and community payback service is […]
Glimmer Theatre Company’s Quarantine Quilt is with The Library Presents and is Cambridgeshire focussed, working with a history of community […]
Artist Amanda Whewell has created a lovely project with High Peak Community Arts in NW Derbyshire in which everyone is […]
Devon Libraries are asking contributors to make triangular flag bunting with dimensions of 5” across the top and 6” from […]
OVADA is a contemporary art gallery and visual art development space in Oxford providing unique opportunities for both artists and […]
Stitches in Time in Tower Hamlets, London, are leading this embroidery orientated tapestry. Over 25 years thye have made over […]
Founded in 1972, the Crafts Council is the national charity for craft. They inspire making, empower learning and nurture craft […]
Nationally, the MARCH project has assembled an array of resources to support individuals to have a ‘Creative Isolation.’ They also […]